It was gathered that the new governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has promised to fulfill his campaign promise of creating 200,000 jobs in the state within the next four years.
The governor made the remarks shortly after taking oath of office administered by the Chief Judge of Edo state, Justice Cromwell Idahosa at the Dr Samuel Ogbemudia stadium Benin City.
Obaseki who extolled the achievements of former governor Adams Oshiomhole added that; “I’m honored to be succeeding a true friend and […]
Igbo leaders based in Nigeria and abroad ended a three-day summit in Abia on Saturday with a call for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and others it tagged ‘prisoners of conscience’ in Nigeria.
The 2016 World Igbo Summit, organised by the World Igbo Summit Group in collaboration with the Igbo Renaissance Centre of the Gregory University, Uturu (GUU), had Ike Nwachukwu as chairman.
In its 10-point communiqué on Saturday night, the summit urged the […]
According to reports, the Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the current administration’s commitment to accountability and transparency is non-negotiable.
She spoke at the opening of the 46th Annual Conference of the Chartered Institute of Nigeria (ICAN).
The minister urged the institute to ensure that accountability and transparency remain the watchword of its members.
According to her, the government’s open door policy and timely release of vital information would continue.
The need for professionalism, she said, was needed to join forces with […]
According to reports, the Minister for State for Niger Delta Affairs, Prof. Claudius Daramola, has restated the ministry’s commitment to empower youths in the Niger Delta region by training them on various vocational skills.
Daramola told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday that the training was a continuous exercise designed to create employment for non-militant youths.
According to him, the ministry is currently undertaking an agreement with a team of interventionists that will train the youths of the region […]
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to the rescue of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists.
The minister spoke at a live programme on Channel Television on Independence titled “Nigeria at 56: Recursive, Resilient, Rising.”
Mohammed stated that no group, local or international could claim to have more stake or be more committed to the rescue of the girls than the Federal Government.
He added that the issue of the rescue of the […]
If you are wondering why your loving boyfriend is holding himself back from committing to you or even proposing marriage, these 3 reasons might answer your question.
It’s a common thing to hear women say; ‘this guy is childish’, or ‘that guy is irresponsible’ just because the said guy is yet to make up his mind about what he really wants.
You say, ‘look at him, he has all there is to have, but he does not want to settle down, he […]
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, has announced that on Monday, September 5, 2016, it will officially open a new branch in the Asokoro area of Abuja. The new branch is located at 75, Yakubu Gowon Way Asokoro, Abuja. The bank says the development is in line with FCMB’s strategic expansion approach, which aims to extend the bank’s reach and make its operations accessible to more customers across Nigeria.
In a statement, the vice president, Branch Management and Trade Services at […]
The Ebonyi command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday reiterated its resolve to ensure that road crashes were reduced in the state.
Its Sector Commander, Mr Charles Abuochi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki that it would deal with traffic offenders to ensure that the safety of all road users was guaranteed.
Abuochi said that officers and men of the command were adequately mobilised and equipped to enforce extant traffic codes to guarantee the safety of […]